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Our second full-length album is the culmination of 3 years of gigging, practicing, and writing. Be a part of this adventure with us.
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Wider Seas - The Story

Three years ago, almost to the day, we released our first album. What began as a solo project quickly grew with the help of friends old and new. Over those three years, we’ve been working hard to fine tune our live show, gain some local momentum, and write some new songs. Odds are, if you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard a lot of our new songs at shows or in their broken down, homemade video version on YouTube.

Well, almost every single one of those songs has been written, rewritten, almost thrown out, and then rewritten again until it became exactly what we wanted it to be. Our sound has been clarified and distilled into 10 songs and the only thing left to do is lay them down track by track in the studio.

If you watched our video, you got a glimpse into what this process will look like and the awesome space we get to do it in. We couldn’t be more excited about having Stephen Nichols at the helm of this thing, and to help us make this record live up to the high standards we've set for it.

Making music is hard, tedious, expensive, but tremendously rewarding. We want you to get in on that process and help us make this album a reality. If you pledge even one dollar, you’ll have put something on the line for us, and we’ll be grateful. Everyone who pledges will be part of this process: we’ll post updates, videos, and thank yous. And once our goal is reached, every backer will get exclusive access to studio footage and secret goodies.

The backers who pledge more get sweet swag, exclusive experiences, and lots of love (boom! alliteration). But we want everyone on board this gravy train, so take a look at these rewards and see what tickles your fancy.

Love, 

Matt, Spencer, Drew, and James

Vinyl

Our First Vinyl
Our First Vinyl

Limited Edition Poster

Wider Seas Poster - 16.5" x 11.5" - Framed
Wider Seas Poster - 16.5" x 11.5" - Framed

T-Shirts

Girl in Profile     |     Lantern  -  Printed on American Apparel Fine Cotton Jersey Tees
Girl in Profile | Lantern - Printed on American Apparel Fine Cotton Jersey Tees

Risks and challenges

Every creative venture has the potential for failure. There will be hiccups, creative blocks, and moments in the studio where we will want to murder each other and quit this whole thing. But we won’t because we love it too damn much.

Lord knows we’ve had ups and downs as a band, but every time we feel low we pick ourselves up and get back to the grind. This process will feel no different, and with enough backing and support from you, our loyal fans, we will march on.

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    If It's All You Got

    You'll receive a free download of our demo, and get exclusive access to the backer feed once the project is funded.

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    Early Access

    Get a digital download of our single before everyone else! Plus everything in tier one.

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    Basically a Pre-Order

    Get a Digital Download of the album when it's released - plus that warm feeling in your heart that you helped out a friend.

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    Let's Get Physical

    Get a physical CD! Like the 90s! Same price as a download, just pay shipping :)

    We'll include a free sticker, and a digital download of our first album, The Campfire.

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    KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE:

    Get a signed copy of the CD, with a special thank you written only for our Kickstarter supporters.

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    Download + Your Choice of T-Shirt

    Choose between two t-shirt designs (pictures in the project description) both printed on really nice American Apparel tees. And get a digital download of Wider Seas.

    (Includes download of the demo and single.)

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    Hot Pressed Vinyl

    We're cutting' some vinyl! Pledge 30 bucks and get a hot piece of vinyl with a really pretty cover. Plus, get a sticker and a digital download for free.

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    The Bundle

    Pulling out all the stops on this one. Get a vinyl LP, a Digital Download of Wider Seas, a Digital Download of the Campfire, a shirt of your choice, plus a sticker. Super!

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    Wider Seas Print + Digital Download

    This one of a kind framed poster will make a sweet addition to your walls. It won't have our name on it, just a pretty piece of art that'll make you look really cool (picture in the project description). Plus get a download of Wider Seas.

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    KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE: The Signed Bundle + Handwritten Lyrics

    Pulling out all the stops on this one. Get a vinyl LP, a Digital Download or CD of Wider Seas, a Digital Download of the Campfire, a shirt of your choice, plus a sticker. No way! Yup, and they're all signed.

    This offer for Kickstarter backers also includes handwritten lyrics from a Wider Seas song.

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    Get Your Voice on the Record!

    Another Kickstarter exclusive: Come to the studio and join a chorus of friends laying down a nice vocal track. Get credit in the album notes!

    (Also includes a Digital Download or CD of Wider Seas.)

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    Hear it First!

    Before anyone else hears the final version of the record, come to the studio and listen through Wider Seas with us. Give us your impressions, and grab a drink with us after.

    (Also includes a Digital Download or CD of Wider Seas.)

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    Hold a Piece of Ukulele-God History in your Mortal Hands

    Our beloved ukulele used on The Campfire will be signed and sold. A once-in-a-lifetime chance.

    (Also includes a Digital Download or CD of Wider Seas.)

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    Your Own Private Concert

    We'll travel to wherever you are, set-up in your home or venue, and play an intimate performance of these new songs, plus some old favorites. Team up with people around you who can pitch in and make a fun night of it.

    Dates are flexible, but preferably September - November.

    (Also includes a Digital Download or CD of Wider Seas.)

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